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preparing. he also has a day drop. i do not think he is used to people challenging him like that. i think he was a little surprised at the level of challenge. i did not know why he did not come up with some of the lines like a 47% in your sending jobs overseas. all things he had in his back pocket. he did not use them. >> strong jobs report could swing the momentum back to the president. >>one of the most talked about moments of the debate came when mitt romney made a reference to sesame street. >> i am not going to keep on spending money to bar from chinaborrow from china. romney's remarks sparked more comments on twitter than his nomination acceptance speech at the g-o-p convention. they also created the hashtag save big bird. >> two-thirds of those who watched the debate believe romney is the winner. nearly half of those polls say the debate did not make them more likely to vote for either candidate. 45 percent say they're now more likely to vote for romney. >> he joked about last night's debate. saying he meant a very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. >>the real mitt rom
'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's judy wang has our top story. >> firefighters do not consider this fire suspicious. to spend about five havre's taking away several items from home. they hope it will help to determine a cause. the family is trying to figure out where to go next. ronald made it out but his daughter was killed. >> i went down to the basement and opens the door. a cloud of black smoke rolled out. that is when i started coughing. there is not much i could do. >> he suffered smoke inhalation. he is treated and released. and is found in the lower level bedroom. that is where they believe the fire started. >> a burned up the siding and then got into the attic. >> investigators ruled out electrical problems and appliances as causes. >> the firemen responded to a little fire that some time before. >> he has not ruled that out. a man from suburban elk grove village. who has a history of mental illness is being held on terrorism charges. police in oklahoma say he was planni
. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >> the 2012 murder rate is up 25%. a memorial near 35th and morgan marks where a jose escobar was killed sunday morning. it happened during a fight near a fast food stand. his friend was left paralyzd. this is the first time since 2003 the city has exceeded 400- murders by october. in response to the recent shootings, members of sweet holy spirit church held a prayer walk yesterday. members called for peace and an end to the violence. residents say are now surprised the city's homicide rate now tops 400. >> an american airlines flight from chicago made an emergency landing in st. louis. none of the passengers were injured. the co-pilot became ill. the plane was headed for dallas. no word on on when passengers will continue the flight >>teachers in evergreen park could go on strike tomorrow. a meeting tonight could determine if parents need to make alternate arrangments for their kids. wgn's amy rutledge is live with the latest. >> his last have parents
. sources tell us their ages are 5 1/8 years old. chicago tribune is reporting that two dogs were also found dead in the condominium units. police were called to perform the well-being and check just after 10:00 last night. wgn learned the mother of one of the children was an overnight nurse at edward hospital. police are telling us very little right now but sources say the person of interest is a baby sitter who was also killedalso killed her own child in a bizarre attack. the babysitter was found covered in blood. needless to say neighbors are absolutely horrified. >> it's horrible. i have family with kids around that age so it is really hard to hear. >> you're looking at a live picture. an animal control man rolled up to the scene. we had reports that two dogs were killed in this rampage. we don't know if there were other dogs in that unit. naperville police are seeking to relieve people's fears. they say there is no reason to believe there is any other subject at large. >> this may raise questions about safety and how to select someone to care for your children. robert jordan spoke wi
in for steve sanders. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>the mayor kept his word. he outlined his plan to close a shortfall. reading a better business climate in the city. creating a small business center. this budget makes critical investments by reforming government instead of raising taxes. >> our goal is to reform where we can and where we must. that is where matters. providing greater opportunities for our children. a mixed reactions to the mayor's speech. he felt as though there should have been more than 4 in. and 57 police officers457 police officers. >> i did not think that is enough. >> whatever we can afford that is what we're going to try to do. >> i think it is a very optimistic message. even though these are tough economic times. it appears that chicago is going to be able to do more with less. >> mayor stressed the need for pension reform. the aldermen will have about one month to think over herit.>>video gambling is now up and running at bars truck stops and other locations around illinois. wgn's amy
>>a federal criminal investigation is focusing on allegations congressman jesse jackson junior used campaign funds to decorate his home. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>our top story>>mayor rahm emanuel wants >> there is the house ethics. there's the rest of his longtime fund-raiser on unrelated tax fraud charges. the fbi is in the final stages of in a criminal probe. >> we understand why the pressures were building on him. looking into whether the congressman illegally used campaign money to decorate his home. there is no word that the house and the question is his home. >> who is taken off a day later. jackson has been staying at home since he was released from the mayo clinic after being treated for bipolar disorder. he is up for reelection and a few weeks. >> i'm not sure even indictment would prevent his reelection this time. apparently his attorneys believe there is a chance to could be indicted shd >>mayor rahm emanuel wants an audit of the company that runs chi
us around the country on wgn america and on the web. w-g-n's robert jordan is live in the morgan park neighborhood with our top story. witnesses tell police that the driver of a dodge minivan was traveling north and went around the crossing gates. the woman was still alive on the scene when paramedics arrived. they had to use the jaws of life to try to extricate her. she died here at the scene. the rock island train was traveling north. it was an express train that did not have to stop. the gates were lowered. nonetheless the driver continued right across the tracks. >> i was right behind the lady. she must, she could make it. >> would not do it. we were a pass this building. >> i was in shock. i could not even move. >> i just went into shock. i wanted to get out to help. i could not move. >> those two young boys were taken to the hospital where they are expected to survive. they're listed in critical in serious condition. officials tell me that they are running tests at this intersection just to make sure that all of their equipment was working properly. the stakes are hig
afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. there is a hard lockdown due to a report of an intruder in the building at indian trail jr high school. they said there was no indication this reported person was armed or dangerous. students are in their classrooms with the lights off. police are searching the building. all of the >> the loss is still sinking in. he had been out sick for over a week. co-workers were warned his condition was grave. >> it still takes time to comprehend. it is not going to sink in until we see him missing from his chair. >> sad reminder that he will never return to the job he loved. the 50 year-old dad last night after contracting the virus from a macedo likemosquito bite. >> when you see a guy like him who is as big as the house and as strong as a next, being bogged down by a mosquito bite it is shocking. it is heartbreaking to everybody. there is no doubt that is what he would have wanted. >> he has given his whole life to saving lives and property. he c
who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's nancy loo is live in the south loop with more on today's top story. is changes for the best. he understood that he had become a distraction. >> i know she has the experience to build on the reforms belly of put in place. but now she has the capacity to oracle all of the important people in the system. >> my focus every single day will be on our children. providing the support that our teachers and a and that our principal nimoy. nothing is more important than the more children. >> the may revealed that tendency always better known in his circleher circle as b3. >> everyone at the podium for. some parents are not surprised by the sudden change. he was missing in action during the entire strike. if >> he did not do a very good job of handling the strike. hopefully than one will do a better cup. >> $250,000 annual salary. she has agreed to a three-year contract at the same salary rates. >>after two weeks on strike. teachers and students in the evergreen park school district will likely be back in
sanders. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. our top story for his part biden will need to recover some political ground for democrats. the candidates will meet at centre college in danville, kentucky tonight. hot topics will include ryan's budget plan. which is popular with conservatives. biden also is expected to hit hard on the republican plan to create a voucher system for medicare. polls show the race is tightening into a virtual tie. especially after last week's presidential debate. where mitt romney was widely viewed as the winner over barack obama. both sides say they're ready. >>i know how he will attack us. >>i think joe just needs to be joe. ryan is a smart and effective speaker. his ideas are the wrong ones. though biden is considered more experienced than ryan. political analysts say the vice president must avoid making one of his well-documented gaffes that end up distracting from the message. an issue that's sure to come up at tonight's debate is federal funding of amtrak. the company gets roughly one- point-four
our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. the young victim is obviously not being identified. the lawyer tells me that she is still recovering from what happened here outside of cook elementary school nearly six months ago. that happened in the morning of friday may 11th. an inch man entices and 11 year-old girl away from our school after all other students had already gone inside. a man had apparently supplied the girl with alcohol. according to the family's lawsuit that teachers failed to report this or the gross absence. >> sheen and tell the principal. she called the parents of 5:00 at night. the school is closed this week for a fall break. i think it is really horrible that something like this happened. i'm surprised we were not notified in the neighborhood. >> the girl continues to recover. for this to occur right outside of the school is unthinkable. the fact that it occurred and was seen by a teacher and allowed to have happen that is a problem appeared. >> an autopsy will be performed today on human remains found in the city's s
. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. sandra endo has our top story from denver. >> weeks of preparation will be tested on the stage in a matter of hours. how will their approach change when the competition is standing just a few feet away? >>>> >>>> govegornrn romney has toake ee debatat about the president's economic policy. the president has to do different from that. he has to make the debate about the choice between himself and the governor romney. pressing him about specifics. >> the debate is not about winning. >> the opportunity for him to talk directly to the american people without the filter. telling them about his plan for the next four years. >> obama advisers are also spending. reminding voters that the president's day drop has interfered with practice sessions. both candidates know that every question comes. fumbles can be costly. >> after tonight's debate voters will get a chance to see them square off two more times. >>you can watch tonight debate streaming live on meantime, a conservative ne
weekend. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>our top story. >> the disappearance has neighbors concerned. investigators are here on the scene gathering evidence. police have not said whether they suspect foul play. >> she has not been seen since saturday. police have spent the last day and a half gathering evidence. she works as a hairdresser. her keys and car are at the home where she lived with her boyfriend. >> he has not been seen either. >> you read about this kind of stuff every day. >> to get a little bit apprehensive. >> the major crimes task force is helping city police with this investigation. >>a hazmat team in aurora is having a tough time getting into the home of a suspected hoarder apparently the garbage is piled too high. the home is suspected of housing animals and dead birds. wgn's judy wang is live in aurora with details. judy >> the animal control officers went inside the home. maybe about 15-20 minutes ago. we have not seen them bring any animals to
. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >> all is quiet at the junior high school. teachers are picketing. classes are also canceled. with no new talks scheduled, this break may last a while. >> with no school for over 1800 kids, there is ample time to walk dogs as teachers walked the picket line. many parents support the unions fight with blue ribbons on display outside homes. dealing with the district's first ever strike is an inconvenient development. >> you never think that you have to worry about a strike. >> talks have been ongoing since april. both sides emerged disappointed. >> we're very sorry. we stayed at the table as long as we could. we're very disappointed. we wanted to see the children in school. we asked them to please stay. >> the teachers went on strike at midnight. the sticking points include health insurance retirement benefits, salary issues. >> it is imperative that we get those children back and their seats. they need to be back in the classroom. to think that they're thinking o
about 10-years ago. he graduated from wheeling high school in 19-85, and served four years in the u-s marines. he still has some family in rolling meadows. relatives say they are in shock over the whole situation. haughton's former neighbors from wheeling say he was someone they trusted. seemed like he had everything together. he had his wife and he was having a baby. nothing out of the ordinary. haughton also lived in northbrook shortly before moving to wisconsinthe search continues- for a woman from calumet city. 42-year-old gena has been missing since october 13th. police have charged live-in boyfriend clark with first degree murder. investigators say they found blood throughout the couple's home. outside the home, they found blood-stained woman's clothing broken furniture and a plastic shower curtain stained in blood. officials say clark discussed telling police where body was as long as he could get a deal. congressman jesse jackson junior is heading back to the mayo clinic. jackson has been on medical leave from his duties as representative of the second congressional district
sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. i believe the sentence the court imposed today was a wise and proper one. 68 year-old did not speak to reporters as he was led away from the courthouse. he is accused of sexually abusing 10 bolus. the victims spoke at the hearing today. sandusky maintained his innocence. >> his statement was a masterpiece of self to a given. completely removed from reality. sandusky's attorneys say he did not get a fair trial and they will his conviction. in the wake of the sex abuse scandal. the n-c-double-a imposed sanctions against penn state. including a 60 million dollar fine and a four year bowl ban. >>drawing the ire of the gun lobby, cook county board president preckwinkle is eyeing a violence tax on guns and ammunition sold in the city and suburbs, the chicago sun-times has learned. cost of the county right now $143 of debt to house one person. a spokesman for the national rifle association says the company is looking to make legal gun owners scapegoats. they fan ofa simila
our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. w-g-n's julian crews is live in aurora with our top story. dozens of his calssmates have rushed to the scene. he was a popular sophomore. his parents, students teachers are mourning the loss. >>we are so sorry that we lost a friend. we are cherishing everyone now. it's a first and we are bringing it to you! our cameras will be rolling inside the courtroom as a murder trial gets under way today in kankakee. wgn's amy rutledge is live outside the courthouse with this history making trial. amy? a second man was shot in the leg and he survived. opening statements begin at 130. i have an initial list of about 30. he spoke with a touch and a state attorney or both very excited to see this. >> the only thing television cameras will not be capturing his the jury. their identities are being protected throughout this trial. the second circuit court in the state put onto this pilot program. 28 counties are involved in the pilot program. ex-cop anthony abbate is back in federal court today where he's being
causing them to jump from building to building. firefighters used small boats and waded through waist deep water to get to the fire. three minor injuries have been reported. >> all mass transit in the area remains shut down as well as the three major airports although jfk is expected to reopen today. rescuers brought hundreds of people to safety including some trapped on the roofs of their homes. >> what i expect to see is a devastated jersey shore. we have 2.4 million households without power. >> gov. christie says state officials are working on a contingency plan for next tuesday's election to make sure voters are able to cast their ballots. >> in as a transformer explosion last night at the consolidated edison plant in lower manhattan knocked out power to thousands of homes. power was shot off in many areas to protect electrical equipment. the company will have to wait for flood water to recede before utility workers can assess damage. >> york university hospital had to move more than 200 patients after the building flooded and lost power. the backup generators only worked for a co
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. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on w-g-n america and on the web. w-g-n's julian crews is live in kenosha. where the vice president will stop later this afternoon. measure of how important wisconsin is. vice-president joe biden making his fifth trip. >> the president is characterized of being right out of the '20s. it is different. it is fundamentally different than ours. it is based on a profoundly different set of values. >> joe biden trying to use score points. you will be here later today. governor romney working furiously to steal wisconsin. it has been since 1984 that a republican presidential candidate managed to capture the badger state. both republican and democratic strategist bombarding wisconsin with television ads. >> he went to the middle east and flew to egypt in you skip israel. our closest friend. >> florida is too close to call. the difference between what was and what could have been. >> the obama campaign is on a mission to win again in wisconsin. he captured the state back in 2008. clearly a lot of enthusias
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